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About Our Troop

Troop 176 has been active since 1921. We meet weekly on Wednesday evenings and have lots of activities throughout the year. During the past year, we have been backpacking along the Appalachian trail, taken a bike/camping trip to Evansburgh State Park, skied at Shawnee Mountain, have been whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River, and had a great week at Resica Falls Summer Camp.

Troop 176 is a great group. We look out for each other, and everyone else. We learn about knots, camping, other survival skills, and the importance of community service. The camping trips are really fun.

Our Troop's first aid team won the council first aid competition for 2013.

During the summer of 2014, 20 of our scouts and leaders spent ten days in the mountains of New Mexico at Philmont Scout Reservation.

We are particularly proud of the 30 Scouts from Troop 176 who have achieved the rank of Eagle since 2000. Congratulations to Matt, Ian, Thain, Steven, Marshall, and Maxwell, our latest Eagle Scouts.

Meetings: Wednesdays, 7:30-9:00pm (We meet weekly, except in August)

Location: Merion Tribute House, 625 Hazelhurst, Merion Station. (The Scout building is the "carriage house" behind the main building) (Click here for map)

Scoutmaster: Mr. Mark O'Donnell

Contact us: - Narberthtroop176@gmail.com

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New Web Site

A new Troop 176 website is being built by the troop Webmaster, Mike K.
The site is "under construction", but you can visit it by clicking on the link below.
If you have suggestions for what you would like to see there, either email them to the troop Gmail address shown above, or discuss them with Mike K. at the next troop meeting.
click here for new site (www.narberth176.mytroop.us)

Schedule of Events for 2014-2015

 
July 20-26 - Summer Camp at Resica Falls Scout Camp, Stroudsburg, PA
Sept 13-14 - Wilderness Survival, Camp Delmont.
Oct 26-27 - Bike Trip, Evansburg State Park.
Nov 15-16 - Tobyhanna State Park.
Dec 13 - Day Trip, Patrol Hiking, Ridley Creek State Park
Dec 14 - Eagle Court of Honor
Jan 24-25 - Winter Trip, skiing and outdoor snow day, with camping at Goose Pond, and skiing at Elk Mountain
Feb 21 - President's Day trip, New York City
Mar 7 - District First Aid Meet
Mar 21-22 - Winter Backpacking and Camping, Eagle's Nest on the Appalachian Trail
Apr 1 - Court of Honor
Apr 18-19 - Camping, Hawk Mtn
May 1-2-3 - Camping, District Camporee, Ridley Creek State Park
May 16-17 - Camping, with outdoor rock climbing
June 15-16 - Camping and Whitewater Rafting/Kayaking, Lehigh River
June 20 - Eagle Court of Honor
July 19-25 - Summer Camp at Resica Falls
Camping - Outdoor Fun - Community Service - Leadership
 
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